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Sardine vs Sockeye salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 81mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.559g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 215mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Sardine
Sardine is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Sardine Sockeye salmon
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sardine Sockeye salmon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
68
Sardine
95
Sockeye salmon
Mineral Summary Score
58
Sardine
25
Sockeye salmon

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +461.5%
Contains more Calcium +3372.7%
Contains more Copper +144.7%
Contains more Zinc +138.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Potassium - 436
Equal in Magnesium - 36
Contains more Iron +461.5%
Contains more Calcium +3372.7%
Contains more Copper +144.7%
Contains more Zinc +138.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Potassium - 436
Equal in Magnesium - 36

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin E +106.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Vitamin D +247.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +395.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.246
Contains more Vitamin E +106.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Vitamin D +247.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +395.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.246

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
148%
Sardine
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
53%
Sardine
26%
Sockeye salmon

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Sardine Sockeye salmon Opinion
Calories 208 156 Sardine
Protein 24.62 26.48 Sockeye salmon
Fats 11.45 5.57 Sardine
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 142 61 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 193 670 Sockeye salmon
Iron 2.92 0.52 Sardine
Calcium 382 11 Sardine
Potassium 397 436 Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 39 36 Sardine
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.186 0.076 Sardine
Zinc 1.31 0.55 Sardine
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 490 305 Sardine
Sodium 307 92 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A 108 193 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 2.04 0.99 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 16.7 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.157 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.227 0.246 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 5.245 10.123 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 0.642 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.167 0.827 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 8.94 4.47 Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6 0.1 Sardine
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.023 Sardine
Saturated Fat 1.528 0.969 Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869 1.864 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148 1.327 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276 0.335 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.079 1.247 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.134 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.001 2.185 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.26 2.574 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.729 0.858 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 0.961 1.086 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.268 1.461 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.725 0.711 Sardine
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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